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Bipolar disorder has genetic links to autism, study shows - Science Daily


Science Daily

Bipolar disorder has genetic links to autism, study shows
Science Daily
"It turned out that the schizophrenia and the autism genes were all more represented among our 82 genes than you would expect by chance," Potash says. "And when we looked at our whittled down group of 19 genes, the autism genes continued to be ...

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14 Struggles That All Girls With ADHD Have - Cosmopolitan.com


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14 Struggles That All Girls With ADHD Have
Cosmopolitan.com
4. Speaking of which, you forget everything you need to do unless you write it down. The dog didn't eat my homework, my ADHD did. I've been remembering & forgetting for like a whole year to ask to be tested for adult ADHD but I guess maybe that is the ...

Technology Can Enable a New World for People with Autism - Huffington Post


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Technology Can Enable a New World for People with Autism
Huffington Post
April 2, 2016 was designated World Autism Awareness Day. Many world monuments were lit up in blue lights to show support for the cause. Colorful ribbons and pins were worn and emotional sentiments were plastered all over social media. While the ...
Edinburg CISD hosts fifth annual Autism Awareness FairMonitor
NAES celebrates Autism Awareness MonthNew Albany Gazette

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Accurate Diagnosis of ADHD in the Absence of Teacher Reports - Psychiatric Times


Psychiatric Times

Accurate Diagnosis of ADHD in the Absence of Teacher Reports
Psychiatric Times
Supplementation of parent symptom reports with clinical data may work as an alternative diagnostic strategy in some cases of suspected ADHD, according to a team of researchers from Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts.1 The team was ...

Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less - EurekAlert (press release)


Children with ADHD sleep both poorly and less
EurekAlert (press release)
A new study from Aarhus University has now documented that there is some truth to the claim by parents of children with ADHD that their children have more difficulty falling asleep and that they sleep more poorly than other children. Studies have shown ...

5 things every parent needs to know about ADHD - Today.com


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5 things every parent needs to know about ADHD
Today.com
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at the best way to treat young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. The new studies provide strong evidence that not only is behavior therapy ...
CDC warns that Americans may be overmedicating youngest children with ADHDWashington Post
CDC Encourages Behavior Therapy for Preschoolers with ADHDU.S. News & World Report
Many young kids with ADHD miss out on a vital treatmentCBS News
Live Science -Los Angeles Times -WebMD
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Children with autism learn new words much like others do, study finds - Science Daily


Children with autism learn new words much like others do, study finds
Science Daily
Though autism spectrum disorder isn't easily explained in generalities, most children with the disorder have some kind of difficulty making eye contact with other people under certain conditions. For this reason, therapists have been taught to actively ...

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Can a robot 'companion' help children with autism? - TechRepublic


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Can a robot 'companion' help children with autism?
TechRepublic
A smart toy called Leka, released Tuesday on Indiegogo, aims to serve as both friend and educational tool for children with special needs. By Hope Reese | May 3, 2016, 12:12 PM PST. RSS. Comments; Facebook; Linkedin; Twitter; More. Email; Print; Reddit ...

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For ADHD Treatment, Therapy Before Meds - U.S. News & World Report


For ADHD Treatment, Therapy Before Meds
U.S. News & World Report
Government health officials are urging medical providers to refer parents of preschoolers who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, to therapy sessions rather than turning first to medication. The recommendation, issued Tuesday by the ...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Global Clinical Trials Review Industry Analysis and Research Report ... - Medgadget.com (blog)


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Global Clinical Trials Review Industry Analysis and Research Report ...
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Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016” to its huge collection of research reports. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Global Clinical Trials ...

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